Seminars and Events

Note - All seminars are at 12:00 pm in 320 Elliott Hall, unless otherwise indicated.

Winter 2017

Jan. 26 Robert Boudreau
Biomedica Diagnostics, Windsor, NS
"For Whom the Bell Tolls: One Story of Biochemical Science in Nova Scotia"
Mar. 2 Frank Schweizer
Departments of Chemistry and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba
"The War Between Humans and Microbes"

Mar. 7
11:30 am

Honours Defence Presentations
Luke Coxhead: A synthetic and computational investigation into the reactivity of silylenes towards small molecule activation and heavy element multiple bonds
Lee Brannen: Towards a method for the partial extraction of metals in soils
Mar. 9
11:30 am
Honours Defence Presentations
Soleil Chahine: The synthesis of N,C-bound phosphenium cations and reactivity studies with hydrogen, ammonia and carbon dioxide
Michelle Johnson: The synthesis of novel stannylenes and testing their reactivity towards forming heavy element multiple bonds
Mar. 23 David Langelaan
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
"Using Structural Biology and Biophysics to Study Protein Assembly"


Fall 2016

Sept. 15
Elliott Hall Lobby
Honours Poster Presentations
Lee Brannen: Towards a Method for the Partial Extraction of Soils
Soleil Chahine: N,C-Bound Phosphenium Cations for Activation of Small Molecules
Luke Coxhead: A Synthetic and Computational Investigation of Silylene Reactivity for Small Molecule Activation and Heavy Element Multiple Bond Synthesis
Michelle Johnson: The Synthesis of Novel Stannylenes and Testing their Reactivity Towards Forming Heavy Element Multiple Bonds
Sept. 22 Michael Heinekey
Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
"Dihydrogen Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications in Catalysis"
Sept. 29 Cathleen Crudden
Department of Chemistry, Queen's University
"From Molecules to Materials: Asymmetric Catalysis and the Preparation of Carbon-based Monolayers on Gold"
and Graduate Studies Recruitment with Pizza!
Oct. 20 Erin Johnson
Department of Chemistry, Dalhousie University
"Dispersion Interactions in Density-Functional Theory"
and Graduate Studies Recruitment with Pizza!